from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Salt-and-pepper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a color consisting either of a light ground (as white, drab, gray, etc.) dotted or speckled finely with a dark color, as black or dark gray, or of black or dark gray thickly and evenly speckled with white or light gray: said of a fabric or a garment.
- n. The plant harbinger-of-spring: so named from the mixture of white petals and dark stamens in its umbels.
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- n. a fabric woven with flecks of light and dark
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